Non Tariff Measures

Registration and Licensing

ATR Reference:
UN Code: E121
NTM Type: Non-Automatic Licensing

Issuing Agency

Department of Finance
  • 1st Floor, West Wing, Manila Metropolitan Theater Padre Burgos Avenue corner Arroceros Street, Ermita, Manila
  • 8248 3068 / 87127589
  • Permits and Licensing Section: /


All dealers of cultural property shall secure a license to operate as such from the appropriate cultural agency concerned. They shall submit a quarterly inventory of items carried which shall include a history of each item. Failure to submit two (2) consecutive inventories shall be a ground for cancellation of the license. All dealers of cultural property shall be subject to inspection by the concerned cultural agencies.

Governing Law: RA No. 10066:

An Act Providing For The Protection And Conservation Of The National Cultural Heritage, Strengthening The National Commission For Culture And The Arts (Ncca) And Its Affiliated Cultural Agencies, And For Other Purposes

Applicable Section: Section 10